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AC Milan star Zlatan Ibrahimovic all set to make his acting debut

Ibrahimovic will play a Caius Antivirus in 'Asterix and Obelix'

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While Pakistanis cheer up for cricketer Fawad Alam stepping into the world of showbiz.

AC Milan star and Swedish footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic is also set to make his acting debut!

It seems like acting is in the air for sportsmen for sure!

As being reported, Ibrahimovic, who was recently recalled to the Swedish national team and is likely to feature in this year’s delayed Euro 2020, will play a Roman character called Caius Antivirus in Asterix and Obelix: The Middle Empire, the fifth film in the live-action series.

It is the fifth in the well-known series of French-language films.

Zlatan himself announced the news on social media.

 

As being reported the upcoming film is being directed by Guillaume Canet – who will also star in the flick as Asterix, along with Gilles Lellouche as Obelisk. In addition, Vincent Cassel, of Ocean’s 12 fame, is Cesar, and Marion Cotillard, of Inception, Batman, and many, many more, is Cleopatra.

The star cast also includes Ramzy Bedia, Julie Chen, Linh-Dan Pham, and Pierre Richar/

Reportedly the filming set to take place in France and Morocco after a plan to do so in China was scuppered.

AC Milan supporters will certainly hope that Ibrahimovic’s move into acting will not distract him from their efforts to qualify for the Champions League.

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.